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Okay, the novel-by-the-end-of-the-year is now this far along...
As usual, I've chosen a subject that involves an immense amount of research. Fortunately, I love doing research. And today's research was hardly the bookbound kind - it involved some driving. It would have also involved some hiking, but sadly most of Griffith Park's major trails and bridle paths are still closed off since the fires that devastated a huge chunk of the area back in May.
But what I could access was enough to send the book careening in a few new directions. And here's someone who will be a minor character...
...'cause this guy was a little more than just a philanthropist who gave a nice park to L.A. Oh yeah, baby. We're talkin' curses, murders and psychoses.